Donor Accountability and Transparency

For LCMS Disaster Response Donations


Breakdown of Gifts Received for Disaster Relief Work

As of August 21, 2017 through November 9, 2017 (Unaudited)




Disaster Response - Where Needed Most — 13.898% ($1,056,890.58)

Earthquake Response Only — 0.027% ($2,021.00)

Fire/Wildfires Response Only — 0.098% ($7,426.94)

Flood Response Only — 0.252% ($19,149.63)

Hurricane Response - Where Needed Most — 32.684% ($2,485,459.76)

Hurricane Maria (Puerto Rico) Only — 3.3.143% ($238,300.97)

Hurricane Harvey (TX, LA) Only — 41.028% ($3,119,929.05)

Hurricane Irma (FL) Only — 2.880% ($219,035.00)

Disaster-related fund raising and donor care (per BOD policy) — 6.000% ($456,268.91)

 


LCMS Disaster Response Financial Reports

 Partial Financial Report – Aug. 21, 2017 through Oct. 23, 2017 (Active Appeal)

 Financial Report — April 1, 2017, through Aug. 20, 2017

 Financial Report — Oct. 1, 2016, through March 31, 2017

 Financial Report — Aug. 15, 2016, through Sept. 30, 2016

 Financial Report — Jan. 1, 2016, through Aug. 14, 2016

 


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